Hashimoto's disease

[ hăsh′ĭ-mōtōz, hä′shē- ]

n.

An autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland, resulting in diffuse goiter, infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, and hypothyroidism.Hashimoto's thyroiditis lymphadenoid goiter struma lymphomatosa

Nearby words

  1. hip pocket,
  2. hip roof,
  3. hip-hop,
  4. hip-huggers,
  5. hipaa,
  6. hiphugger,
  7. hiphuggers,
  8. hiplength,
  9. hiply,
  10. hipp-


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